Found January 13, 2012 on Seattle Times:
TEAMS: New York Jets
Tony Sparano sat in front of Rex Ryan and rattled off his offensive philosophies and thoughts on how to be a winning football team. He said exactly everything the New York Jets coach needed to hear.

Rex, Sparano show support for Mark Sanchez

Rex Ryan made very clear his thoughts on anonymous quotes in the media from his players.

Rex shows support for Mark Sanchez

Rex Ryan isn't buying the idea that many of his players aren't totally behind Mark Sanchez, a notion floated this week in a published report filled with unnamed sources.

Rex Ryan Stands Up For New York Jets, Mark Sanchez While Introducing Tony Sparano

NEW YORK -- Jets coach Rex Ryan says embattled quarterback Mark Sanchez has the support of the organization, and he vows to clean up a team that was in turmoil late in the season. With some teammates and members of the organization anonymously questioning Sanchez's work ethic and leadership abilities in a Daily News story this week, Ryan came to his quarterback's defense...

Daily Links: Hope You Enjoyed It

Let’s hope the only Super Bowl Tisch wins this year was his mini Super Bowl. [NYDN] There’s a lot of problems to fix for Rex. [NY Post] Rex Ryan will Rex Ryan his way out of this mess. [WSJ] The Jets are facing a legal case around one of their online games. [JetsTwit] Vinny DiTrani wants two Mannings in the Meadowlands. [Bergen Record] Andrew Luck isn’t looking to back up...

Ryan: Jets are in QB Sanchez's corner

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan dismissed a report in which unnamed players said quarterback Mark Sanchez does not have the support of his teammates. Ryan, in a conference call with reporters Friday, said the Jets are firmly in Sanchez's corner. "I don’t know how many that don’t feel confident in Mark Sanchez," Ryan said. "I'll tell you this, if it's...

Overhaul needed after internal combustion

The “to-do’’ list Rex Ryan faces after his Jets melted down on the field, then further embarrassed themselves by purporting themselves in an even more unseemly way off of it, is a long one. There are a lot of things that went bad on Ryan’s watch in 2011 that...

Jets coach Ryan admits he didn't have 'pulse of the team' in 2011

Rex Ryan was on a conference call Friday introducing Tony Sparano as the Jets' new offensive coordinator. Among the topics that came up: QB Mark Sanchez the tumult in the locker room.

Daily Links: Very Short

Rex Ryan defends Mark Sanchez [ESPN] Dolphins owner on Fisher decision: ‘I don’t feel any worse off’ [South Florida Sun-Sentinel] Jets try to explain Schotty mess [ESPN] Jets look to return to roots with addition of Sparano [Pro Football Weekly]

Rex: Gang won’t flunk chemistry again next season

Rex Ryan was known as the “Mad Scientist” when he was with the Ravens. Now, we get to find out how much he knows about chemistry. The coach vowed to fix the schisms in the Jets locker room yesterday, saying it is his top priority. “It’s the biggest thing...

Tony Sparano will help stabilize Mark Sanchez, Jets' offense

Rex Ryan's hollow endorsements of Brian Schottenheimer notwithstanding, it was time for a change at offensive coordinator, and the Jets came out big winners yesterday with the naming of former Dolphins coach Tony Sparano as their new play-caller.

New York Jets: The Art Of Exaggeration

Perhaps the market makes the New York Jets conducive to exceptional amounts of exaggeration surrounding their team. Maybe it is their coach. Their history. The media. Or their fans. Most likely it is a combination of all the above. Whatever it is, there is no middle ground with this team. They are either world beaters or the sky is falling. You would swear from the conversations...

Looking for Someone to Trust

We don’t want me coaching the offense.  My expertise lies on the defensive side of the ball. I’m not, all of a sudden, going to think I am going to be Don Coryell calling offenses. That’s not it. I brought in Tony to coach with me and to put an offense in, and I’m not going to hold him back.” “It’s an exciting time for us and the negative part of 2011, I can’t...
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